Open-heart surgery requires years of training and practice. Lima Memorial Heart and Vascular Institute has board-certified heart surgeons with years of training in advanced cardiac surgery. Patients do not have to travel to other cities to find that level of surgical expertise. Lima Memorial performs more open-heart surgeries than any other hospital in our region.
What is open-heart surgery?
What is the success rate of open heart surgery?
The Lima Memorial Open-Heart Surgical Team includes:
Certified heart surgeons with years of experience performing open-heart surgery in many of the leading teaching hospitals in the United States
Cardiac nurses, perfusionists and other support staff who also have extensive experience and training in cardiac surgery
Highly trained critical care nurses staffing our cardiac critical care units
Open-Heart Surgery Suites and Facilities at Lima Memorial
Friday, April 21, 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the first open-heart surgery performed in Lima. It took place at Lima Memorial Health System. Since that time, the cardiac field has seen many advances, and Lima Memorial Health System Cardiology Department has remained committed to bringing these innovations to our region.
Today, Lima Memorial Health System’s cardiac program continues to flourish with new advancements that allow patients to receive advanced heart care locally. This improves patient outcomes, minimizes financial hardships due to travel and reduces stress on families.